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3 Ways To Beat The January Blues

January seems to hit us harder than any other month, right? It's the dark mornings, dark nights and just that overall grey feeling that seems to cast its spell over us all and make life that little bit more difficult.  For some, January is a month of re-birth and setting their tracks for the year ahead in order to make it the best year yet. If this is something that you're wishing for, we're here to give you some simple steps to help beat the January blues and get on top of it all and start 2020 with a bang.  Say Goodbye To The January Blues!  Refresh Your Home  We tend to do a good old 'Spring Clean' as the...

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Get Your Home Ready for The #FirstDayOfWinter

The weather outside may already be frightful, but having a cosy space to come home to, is a lot more than delightful. Although it already feels as though we're knee deep in Winter, however, it's actually only just begun.  By now, we're sure you've got the halls decked and your Christmas Tree is bringing in all the Festive Cheer, however, we've got some tips and tricks to get your home well and truly ready for the spirit of Winter this year.   1. Clear the gutters and drains Clearing the gutters and drains is probably the last thing on your to-do list, but it’s an essential task. Debris such as leaves and mud can block the drains and once it becomes...

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'Mountains Matter for Youth' | International Mountains Day 2019

On the 11th December, it's time to celebrate International Mountains Day 2019. This year, the theme is 'Mountains Matter for Youth' which is working on encouraging the younger generations to take the lead and request that mountains and their people become central in the national and international development agendas, receive more attention, investments and tailored research.  International Mountain Day is a chance to highlight that for rural youth, living in the mountains can be hard. Many young people leave in search of a better life and employment. Migration from mountains leads to abandoned agriculture, land degradation and a loss of cultural values and ancient traditions. Education and training, market access, diverse employment opportunities and good public services can ensure a brighter...

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